Things to do in Kennebunkport

Fall Foliage Hikes in Kennebunkport

Now that it is officially mid-September (what?!), it is time to start enjoying the fall weather, and there’s no better way than taking a great fall foliage hike in Kennebunkport.  And fortunately there are tons of great opportunities for trips that suit all fitness levels and attention spans not far from the Maine Stay Inn.  Now, we have to be realistic – this is Southern Maine, after all.  So that means that you’re not going to find any soaring mountains and above… Read More

Fall Fun in Kennebunkport Maine

Despite the fact that the temperature over the last few days has felt more like July than mid-September, autumn really is in the air and there is tons of fall fun to be had in Kennebunkport Maine. Now we all know that leaf peeping in Maine is sort of a given.  I mean, you just have to do it.  The colors become so vibrant that you just can’t help but take note of them, and the idea of opportunities to really take in… Read More

Must-Do Things for Your Kennebunkport Maine Vacation

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is what visitors should do and see during their Kennebunkport Maine vacation, and honestly, it’s a hard question to answer, because it really depends on what you like to do!  I mean, many people come to Kennebunkport to enjoy the plethora of great shops with unique assortments that you just can’t find in many places.  But I am not really a shopper, so chances are that won’t be at the tippity-top of my… Read More

Kennebunkport Historical Society Hosts Fundraiser

Today was a very exciting day on Maine Street, as the Kennebunkport Historical Society hosted a family friendly daytime fundraiser.  Last month, former President George H.W. Bush found himself all over the news, as he and his secret service staff appeared in photos with shaved heads.  It was quite a sight!  But the story behind the image was even more heartwarming.  The two year old son, named Patrick, of one of the President’s security detail was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and after… Read More

Finding Your Way to a Maine Bed and Breakfast

While you’ll certainly go over a river, and possibly through some woods, you sure won’t feel like you’re off to grandmother’s house when you’re en route to a Maine bed and breakfast!  Fortunately Kennebunkport doesn’t sit too far from Interstate 95, which means that visitors should expect and easy trip up (or down) to town.  And with three exits in close proximity, even missing your desired exit won’t throw much of  a kink in your plans.  The truth is, honestly, that the… Read More

A Night at the Theater in Kennebunkport Maine

After a day at the beach in Kennebunkport Maine, the idea of a relaxing evening at the theater can be really appealing, and fortunately there are lots of great opportunities right nearby!  So whether you want to see a live musical, a traditional Shakespearean play, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice.  Mainestage Shakespeare produces wonderful performances of Shakespeare’s favorites in downtown Kennebunk.  Their outdoor stage in… Read More

Capturing Kennebunkport on Film

When four avid photographers (including one professional) checked into our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast this afternoon, they asked me to suggest spots for them to capture iconic photographs of town.  For a split second, I was stumped, but then I realized that some of the very things I enjoy taking pictures of are exactly what they were looking for!  So if you’re looking to channel your inner Ansel Adams or just snap some pics to remember your summer vacation, here are some… Read More

Enjoying Water Sports in Kennebunkport Maine

Many people think of our beautiful beaches when they think of Kennebunkport Maine, but lots of people are choosing to enjoy the crystal clear water in other ways, especially by getting involved in water sports. And since the Maine Stay Inn is located just one block from the harbor, we’re situated in an ideal spot to partake in all of the available fun!  A personal favorite activity of mine, kayaking is a really popular past time in Kennebunkport Maine.  Experienced water warriors… Read More

Staying Cool During a Kennebunkport Heat Wave

This week has brought an intense heat wave to New England, and Kennebunkport is no exception.  Temperatures have soared into the early and even mid nineties, which is highly unusual for the Maine Coast, but fortunately every room and suite has air conditioning (and some even have brand new energy efficient heat pump based cooling systems), so everyone has been cool as a cucumber indoors.  That said, on a bright sunny day, hanging out inside is not normally the number one thing… Read More

A Great Summer Day in Kennebunkport!

This morning I awoke to a thick fog that was like rain just suspended in mid air, but by the time breakfast was on the table, you could see the sun fighting to emerge from the clouds, and by early afternoon, Kennebunkport was experiencing a truly great summer day!  And what better way to celebrate than to play outdoors?  Well since I couldn’t think of any, I swung through Dock Square to take in the sights and see what others were doing… Read More

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